Ansel, Talvikki 1999

Wednesday, November 10, 1999
with Brigit Pegeen Kelly and Craig Arnold


it’s iron, the bottle
crouched on its white pedestal,
long beak spout and wide open handle
you could see starry sky through.

– Talvikki Ansel, “Don’t Tell Me”

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Read this interview with Talvikki Ansel from The Journal Mag:

Interview with Talvikki Ansel | The Journal

Talvikki Ansel is the author of the poetry collections My Shining Archipelago (1997) and Jetty and Other Poems (2003). She is the recipient of the Yale Series of Younger Poets prize and is the 2014 winner of The OSU Press/ The Journal Wheeler Prize in Poetry for her collection Somewhere in Space.

Slippage time, sky darker
than yesterday,
cold snap forecasted,
a gray screen over the river
and the old fort, ice chunks.

– Talvikki Ansel, “Valentine’s”

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Listen to Talvikki Ansel read her poem, “World,” on The Atlantic:

The Atlantic | July/August 2001 | World | Talvikki Ansel

Contents | July/August 2001 In This Issue (Contributors) More on poetry from The Atlantic Monthly. The Atlantic Monthly | July/August 2001 Olive green of pond water, tea-Copyright © 2001 by The Atlantic Monthly Group. All rights reserved. World ….. Hear Talvikki Ansel read this poem (in RealAudio) colored is the newt’s body.

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